HIV/AIDS and the World of Work Branch (ILOAIDS)


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Guy Ryder, the ILO Director-General & Jan Beagle the Deputy Executive Director of UNAIDS on the occasion of the World AIDS Day at the ILO.
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    Helen T Masao teaches the benefits of early HIV testing

    16 December 2014,

    Njombe, Tanzania: “HIV is not a life threatening condition. I live my life working as a teacher. My family loves me and I am valued by my employer,” said Helen T Masao at the World AIDS Day event organized by the ILO, Association of Tanzanian Employers (ATE) and President Office, Public Service Management (POPSM).

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    ILO/SWHAP Road Safety and Wellness Camp

    13 December 2014,

    13 December 2014: The ILO, together with SWHAP (Swedish Workplace HIV/AIDS Programme) and Scania (a global company) organized wellness camp at at Korona stop over, about 70 km from Harare along the Masvingo - Beitbridge Highway (linking Zimbabwe to South Africa).

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    World AIDS Day at the ILO

    01 December 2014, ILO, Geneva

    Guy Ryder, the ILO Director-General, Jan Beagle, the UNAIDS Deputy Executive Director, and Pablo T. Aguilera, the Director of the HIV Young Leaders Fund addressed to the ILO staff and students of the International School of Geneva and the University of Geneva on the occasion of World AIDS Day at the ILO.

  4. World AIDS Day

    Decent work, social protection can help close the gap

    01 December 2014,

    Statement by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on World AIDS Day 2014.

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    Olympic Gold Medallist Greg Louganis marks World AIDS Day 2014

    01 December 2014,

    Olympic diver Greg Louganis shows his support for the ILO's work to end HIV-related discrimination in the workplace and to promote early testing and treatment. In his message for World AIDS Day 2014, Louganis shares his own personal story on living with HIV. “Thanks to the early treatment, HIV has not affected my zest for life, and my passion for sports,” he says.

Key resources

  1. Recommendation concerning HIV and AIDS and the World of Work, 2010 (No. 200)

    17 June 2010

    The new labour standard is the first human rights instrument to focus on HIV and AIDS in the world of work, and was adopted - by an overwhelming majority - by governments, employers’ and workers’ representatives from ILO member States at the International Labour Conference in June 2010.